Talk Radio

Barry Champlain, Cleveland's controversial radio host, is on the air doing what he does best: insulting the pathetic souls who call in the middle of the night to sound off. Tomorrow, Barry's show is going into national syndication and his producer is afraid that Barry will say something that will offend the sponsors. This, of course, makes Barry even more outrageous. Funny and moving, off beat, outrageous and totally entrancing, Talk Radio had a long run at New York's Public Theatre starring the author.
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The Cherry Orchard

The Ranyevskayas, a land owning family, are at the point of bankruptcy and are about to lose their estate. Lopakhin, a businessman, suggests they chop down the orchard and build houses. The family is horrified; the orchard represents the pleasant past, before the mysterious forces of the changing times threatened their idyllic existence. Lopakhin buys the land and proceeds to carry out his plan to destroy the orchard.
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Whose Life is It Anyway?

Ken Harrison, a successful sculptor, is paralysed in a car accident and kept alive by support systems in a hospital. As the play begins, he is coming to the decision that if he can't live as a man, he does not want to exist as a medical achievement. His physician, however, is utterly determined to preserve Ken's life, regardless of its quality. Finally, despite the pleas of the doctor and his involved nurse, Ken invokes the law of habeas corpus and a judge joins the battle to determine his fate.
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Eight high school students share stories from newspaper articles they were assigned to clip. Memories are triggered and personal values and biases as well as intensely private issues (sexual harassment, parental abuse, abortion, teen pregnancy, suicide, homosexuality, drugs, sibling relationships and guilt) surface. Mimes dramatise the dilemmas teenagers face as they struggle with the voices of their hearts, minds and souls.
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A Hatful of Rain

This striking drama of love and addiction broke new ground for the depiction of realism in the theatre. Celia and Johnny Pope live in a New York tenement with his brother
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Fish Head Soup and Other Plays

A collection of four full-length plays about Japanese Americans at different stages of their lives -Fish Head Soup, Yankee Dawg You Die, The Wash, A Song for a Nisei Fisherman
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Six Degrees of Separation

Inspired by a true story, the play follows the trail of a young black con man, Paul, who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, Ouisa and Flan Kittredge. Soon, Ouisa and Flan discover that friends of theirs have had a similar run-in with the brash con artist. Intrigued, they turn detective and piece together the connections that gave Paul access to their lives. Meanwhile, Paul's cons unexpectedly lead him into darker territory and his lies begin to catch up with him.
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In Arabia We’d All Be Kings

It chronicles the demise of a group of individuals living in New York's Hell's Kitchen around the time of before Rudy Giuliani's efforts to clean up the city. Out of work and strapped for money, the lives of these individuals revolve around a local bar and their misguided hopes and dreams.
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The Girl on the Via Flaminia

Robert is an American soldier in occupied Rome during the final months of World War II. Lisa is a young woman obliged to work in Mamma Adele on the Via Flaminia. The passion they feel for one another is fuelled by their separate, and equally desperate, needs. But can love between victor and vanquished ever blossom?
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